David Couper, PhD
David Couper, PhD
Dr. David Couper's faculty appointment is in the Collaborative Studies Coordinating Center (CSCC), a unit in the Department of Biostatistics.
Dr. Couper has worked at the CSCC since 1998 and has been the coordinating center (CC) Principal Investigator for several clinical trials and observational studies. He is currently PI of the Coordinating Center for the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study, the ARIC Neurocognitive Study (ARIC-NCS) and the Aging and Cognitive Health Evaluation in Elders (ACHIEVE) clinical trial, as well as the PI of the Genomics and Informatics Center for the Subpopulations and Intermediate Outcome Measures in COPD Study (SPIROMICS).
Intermediate Statistical Methods (BIOS 662)
Design of Public Health Studies (BIOS 668)
Intermediate Linear Models (BIOS 663)
- Data Quality
- Epidemiological Methods
- Longitudinal Data
Service ActivitiesMember of the (NIH) National Advisory Dental and Craniofacial Research Council (2018-2021)
Design of the Subpopulations and Intermediate Outcomes in COPD Study (SPIROMICS). R Barr, E Bleecker, D Couper, M Han, E Hoffman, R Kanner, E Kleerup, L Lavange, F Martinez, S Rennard, P Woodruff (2014). Thorax, 69(5), 492-5.
Associations Among 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Levels, Lung Function, and Exacerbation Outcomes in COPD: An Analysis of the SPIROMICS Cohort. Burkes RM, Ceppe AS, Doerschuk CM, Couper D, Hoffman EA, Comellas AP, Barr RG, Krishnan JA, Cooper C, Labaki WW, Ortega VE, Wells JM, Criner GJ, Woodruff PG, Bowler RP, Pirozzi CS, Hansel NN, Wise RA, Brown TT, Drummond MB; SPIROMICS Investigators. (2020). Chest., 157(4), 856-865.
Harmonization of Respiratory Data From 9 US Population-Based Cohorts: The NHLBI Pooled Cohorts Study. Oelsner EC, Balte PP, Cassano PA, Couper D, Enright PL, Folsom AR, Hankinson J, Jacobs DR Jr, Kalhan R, Kaplan R, Kronmal R, Lange L, Loehr LR, London SJ, Navas Acien A, Newman AB, O'Connor GT, Schwartz JE, Smith LJ, Yeh F, Zhang Y, Moran AE, Mwasongwe S, White WB, Yende S, Barr RG. (1970). Am J Epidemiol., 187(11), 2265-2278.
Association of monocyte myeloperoxidase with incident cardiovascular disease: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study. Oyenuga A.O. Couper D., Matsushita K., Boerwinkle E., Folsom A.R. (2018). PLoS One, 13(10).
SPIROMICS Research Group. Variability in objective and subjective measures affects baseline values in studies of patients with COPD. Anderson W.H., Ha J.W., Couper D.J., O'Neal W.K., Barr R.G., Bleecker E.R., Carretta E.E., Cooper C.B., Doerschuk C.M., Drummond M.B., Han M.K., Hansel N.N., Kim V., Kleerup E.C., Martinez F.J., Rennard S.I., Tashkin D., Woodruff P.G., Paine R. 3rd, Curtis J.L., Kanner R.E. (2017). PLoS One, 12(9).
Small Dense Low-Density Lipoprotein-Cholesterol Concentrations Predict Risk for Coronary Heart Disease: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study. C Ballantyne, E Boerwinkle, D Couper, J Crosby, R Dodge, J Gaubatz, R Hoogeveen, J Jiang, S Kathiresan, W Sun, S Virani (2014). Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology, 34(5), 1069-77.
Impact of differential attrition on the association of education with cognitive change over 20 years of follow-up. M Albert, A Alonso, K Bandeen-Roche, L Coker, J Coresh, D Couper, R Gottesman, M Griswold, G Heiss, D Knopman, T Mosley, M Patel, A Penman, M Power, A Rawlings, A Schneider, O Selnes, A Sharrett, L Wagenknecht, B Windham, L Wruck (2014). American Journal of Epidemiology, 179(8), 956-966.
Development and validation of an ankle brachial index risk model for the prediction of cardiovascular events. L Bouter, I Butcher, J Cauley, D Couper, M Criqui, M Cushman, R D'Agostino, G Debacker, A Folsom, F Fowkes, O Franco, R Hamman, B Hedblad, R Heine, W Hiatt, A Hirsch, A Hofman, M Hunink, J Knottnerus, W Koenig, M Kornitzer, R Langer, A Lee, K Masaki, M McDermott, C Meisinger, J Murabito, G Murray, A Newman, P Norman, M Ogren, J Price, C Stehouwer, H Stoffers, K Sutton-Tyrrell, J Witteman (2014). European journal of preventive cardiology, 21(3), 310-20.
Meta-analysis of loci associated with age at natural menopause in African-American women. C Ambrosone, J Andrews, A Arnold, E Bandera, L Bernstein, A Britton, R Brzyski, A Cappola, C Carlson, G Chen, C Chen, D Couper, L Cupples, E Demerath, S Deming, J Dreyfus, M Evans, N Franceschini, M Garcia, M Goodarzi, C Haiman, T Harris, G Heiss, B Henderson, E John, S Kardia, K Kerr, C Kooperberg, L Le Marchand, G Li, Y Liu, C Liu, K Lohman, X Lu, K Marciante, B McKnight, R Millikan, T Mosley, J Murabito, S Musani, M Nalls, N Nock, A Olshan, M Press, B Psaty, L Raffel, A Rajkovic, J Smith, H Taylor, D Vaiyda, M Wellons, B Windham, N Woods, W Zhao, W Zheng, A Zonderman (2014). Human molecular genetics.
Deputy Director of the Collaborative Studies Coordinating Center
PhD, Biostatistics, University of Washington, 1994
MS, Biostatistics, University of Washington, 1991
MSc, Statistics, University of South Africa, 1982
BS, Mathematical Statistics, University of Cape Town, 1977
BSc, Mathematics, University of Cape Town, 1975